Designed for all primary care staff to assist with their understanding of how to recognise the signs of possible radicalisation and to raise awareness of the principles and practice in the context of primary care.
Contains a case study and multiple-choice questions.
During this course you will learn how
the objectives of the Prevent strategy and the health sector contribution to the Prevent agenda;
your own professional responsibilities in relation to the safeguarding of adults, children and young people at risk;
the vulnerability factors that can make individuals susceptible to radicalisation or a risk to others;
how to recognise potential indicators of risk relating to individuals being radicalised;
the term “vulnerable” in the context of Prevent and what vulnerabilities are exploited by terrorist groups;
there is no single checklist or profile of a terrorist, and that health staff are a key group and must use their professional judgement in assessing behaviours and risks;
what impact direct (bullying, be-friending and influencing) or indirect (internet, media etc.) factors might have on individuals and how it might change their thoughts and behaviours;
that radicalisation uses normal social processes and the “power of influence” on all;
how to recognise this influence, and understand the concepts of polarisation and the use of narratives and ideology;
how to support and redirect vulnerable individuals at risk of being groomed into a terrorist related activities;
who to contact and where to seek advice if there are concerns about an individual who may be being groomed into terrorist activity;
how to raise concerns and take action when they have concerns and make referrals within own organisation, with other agencies where appropriate and make referrals into the Channel process and Prevent Case Management;
how to channel multi-agency arrangements to provide support and redirection to individuals at risk of radicalisation;
the importance of sharing information (including the consequences of failing to do so);
the current threat level and that Prevent can be applied to all forms of terrorism, present or emerging;
the need to be aware of the publication ‘Building Partnerships, Staying Safe: The health sector contribution to HM Government’s Prevent Strategy: guidance for healthcare workers and their organisations relevant policies, procedures and systems for Prevent’.
References and Audit Suggestions
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